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I Strive to Not Take Things Personally

That look the other mom gave you at the birthday party. Finding out about a friend’s accomplishment on social media, versus hearing about it firsthand. Your child not being invited on a playdate lately. Life is full of uncertainties and disappointments, but it is not always about us. In fact, when it comes to other […]

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You Have Got to be Kidding Me :: Learning to Get Back Up When Life Keeps Throwing Punches

They say death shows up in threes, which has always stressed me out. But what about illnesses? Broken appliances? Car trouble? Tight finances? Random expenses that have no place in the budget? What number do those show up in? Because I would be willing to say the number does not exist. I have never experienced […]

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2019 Best New Orleans Dad Winner!

We are excited to announce that the winner of our 2019 Best NOLA Dad is :: Adam Dennis {Nominated by :: Susan Fallahi} Adam (my husband) is the quintessential Mr. Mom! 4 years ago, he left his job as an attorney at a large company to stay at home with our first born. It made […]

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To Sibling Class or Not To Sibling Class

We just recently welcomed our fourth baby to our family, so this definitely isn’t our first rodeo with siblings. However, there is one special thing we do each pregnancy and I look forward to it every time. The Sibling Class. Hospitals offer them for free and you bring you kiddo(s) who are about to become […]

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2019 Best NOLA Dad Finalists

2019 Best NOLA Dad Finalists We received some incredible submissions for this year’s Best NOLA Dad campaign. It was a very tough task, and we really wish we could name everyone nominated Best NOLA Dad, but we were finally able to narrow the nominations down to the top 10 finalists. A team of objective judges […]

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Dear Mamas, Chase Your Dreams

I’ve been blogging for over 10 years, but my hands are trembling and shaking as I type these words. I have a story to tell and passions to pursue, but so do you, and my passions and dreams aren’t any more noteworthy than yours. It just so happens, my passion is to encourage people. That’s […]

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I Could Be Angry …

I could be angry about a lot right now, but I’m choosing not to. I could be angry that after going 3 ½ years unmedicated (this last round), my son was seizure free, until this morning. I could be angry that it happened at school, in the cafeteria, with all of his friends around him. […]

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